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Bad EnglishLiterature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain

Bad English: Literature, Multilingualism, and the Politics of Language in Contemporary Britain

Rachael Gilmour

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526108845
eISBN:
9781526158321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526108852
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At a time when monolingualist claims for the importance of ‘speaking English’ to the national order continue louder than ever, even as language diversity is increasingly part of contemporary British ... More

Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour MarketRacial Stratification in Ireland

Critical Race Theory and Inequality in the Labour Market: Racial Stratification in Ireland

Ebun Joseph

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134394
eISBN:
9781526158406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134400
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

With race as a central theme, this book presents racial stratification as the underlying system which accounts for the difference in outcomes of Whites and Blacks in the labour market. Critical race ... More

Culture MattersAnglo-American Relations and the Intangibles of 'Specialness'

Culture Matters: Anglo-American Relations and the Intangibles of 'Specialness'

Robert M. Hendershot and Steve Marsh (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526151421
eISBN:
9781526158369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151438
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how intangible aspects of international relations – including identity, memory, representation, and symbolic perception – have helped to stimulate and sustain the Anglo-American ... More

Deco DandyDesigning Masculinity in 1920s Paris

Deco Dandy: Designing Masculinity in 1920s Paris

John Potvin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134790
eISBN:
9781526158284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134806
Subject:
Art, Design

Richly illustrated with over 110 colour and black and white images, the book productively contests the supposedly exclusive feminine aspect of the stylemoderne (art deco). It explores how ... More

Development, Architecture, and the Formation of Heritage in Late Twentieth-Century IranA Vital Past

Development, Architecture, and the Formation of Heritage in Late Twentieth-Century Iran: A Vital Past

Ali Mozaffari and Nigel Westbrook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526150158
eISBN:
9781526158376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150165
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book analyses the use of the past and the production of heritage through architectural design in the developmental context of Iran. It is the first of its kind to utilize a multidisciplinary ... More

Didi-Huberman and the Image

Didi-Huberman and the Image

Chari Larsson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526149268
eISBN:
9781526158277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149275
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Didi-Huberman and the image is an introduction to French art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman. With an enormous body of work spanning four decades, Didi-Huberman is considered one of ... More

Disciplined AgencyNeoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Disciplined Agency: Neoliberal Precarity, Generational Dispossession and Call Centre Labour in Portugal

Patrícia Alves de Matos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526134981
eISBN:
9781526158413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134998
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Call centres are a part of the daily lives of most people across the world, as they have become a privileged site of contact between firms and their clients. Drawing on the unusual advantage of ... More

Distant SistersAustralasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914

James Keating

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526140951
eISBN:
9781526158345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140968
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Distant Sisters offers a new history of the connections that women in Australia and New Zealand made with one another, and suffragists across the world, in their pioneer pursuit of the vote and ... More

English Radicalism in the Twentieth CenturyA Distinctive Politics?

English Radicalism in the Twentieth Century: A Distinctive Politics?

Richard Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781784993191
eISBN:
9781526158383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151308
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

English radicalism has been a deep-rooted but minority tradition in the political culture since at least the seventeenth century. The central aim of this book is to examine, in historical and ... More

Feudalism, Venality, and RevolutionProvincial Assemblies in Late-Old Regime France

Feudalism, Venality, and Revolution: Provincial Assemblies in Late-Old Regime France

Stephen Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526148377
eISBN:
9781526158352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148384
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Feudalism, venality, and revolution is about the political and social order revealed by the monarchy’s most ambitious effort to reform its institutions, the introduction of participatory assemblies ... More

German ExpressionismDer Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Dorothy Price (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book presents new research on the histories and legacies of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter, the founding force behind modernist abstraction. For the first time Der Blaue Reiter ... More

Keeping the FaithA History of Northern Soul

Keeping the Faith: A History of Northern Soul

Stephen Catterall and Keith Gildart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780719097102
eISBN:
9781526158390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526150974
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book is a social history of northern soul. It examines the origins and development of this music scene, its clubs, publications and practices, by locating it in the shifting economic and social ... More

Performing the TestimonialRethinking Verbatim Dramaturgies

Performing the Testimonial: Rethinking Verbatim Dramaturgies

Amanda Stuart Fisher

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526145741
eISBN:
9781526158307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145758
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Responding to the resurgence of verbatim theatre that emerged in Britain, Australia, the United States and other parts of the world in the early 1990s, this book offers one of the first sustained, ... More

Robert Lepage's Original Stage ProductionsMaking Theatre Global

Robert Lepage's Original Stage Productions: Making Theatre Global

Karen Fricker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780719080067
eISBN:
9781526158314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526115843
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book explores the development of Robert Lepage’s distinctive approach to stage direction in the early (1984–94) and middle (1995–2008) stages of his career, arguing that globalisation had a ... More

Same OldQueer Theory, Literature and the Politics of Sameness

Same Old: Queer Theory, Literature and the Politics of Sameness

Ben Nichols

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526132833
eISBN:
9781526158338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132840
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In its contributions to the study of material social differences, queer theoretical writing has mostly assumed that any ideas which embody 'difference' are valuable. More than this, where it is ... More

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